Apple WWDC 2018: What to expect, livestream and more

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CEO Tim Cook will announce the company's latest software updates and roadmap for the future on Monday at the Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose. He revealed the App Store has over 20 million developers and gets 500,000 views a week.

For the second year in a row, the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California is hosting Apple's time-honored Worldwide Developers Conference, which was moved from that same location to San Francisco's Moscone Center back in 2003. These are the requirements.

Reports in the USA suggest Apple could introduce a tool to help users better manage their time on their devices as part of efforts to improve digital well-being. Apple says that the stream is best experienced in Safari on devices running iOS 10 or later.

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal and the roll-out of strict new GDPR privacy laws in the European Union have finally managed to get consumers thinking about privacy. The changes are expected to take effect in macOS 10.14.

Want to watch Apple announce its latest hardware and software products? With Apple recently having acquired "Beddit" a sleep tracking platform, WearOS 5 may include sleep tracking support.

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But Trump said he didn't like that Kim Jong Un had met Thursday in Pyongyang with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. He arrived for the meeting accompanied by the senior US officials who have overseen an extraordinary diplomatic opening.

TechCrunch reports that a look at iOS12 is coming today, potentially a new MacBook Air, as well as a focus on "Universal Apps" - apps that allow for a seamless flow between mobile and computer use. This was reported by The Information, and now NFC chip on iPhones is limited to payments via Apple Pay.

Lastly, the Near Field Communications (NFC) feature in iPhones might be slightly expanded to include unlocking of hotel rooms.

Remember the 4-inch iPhone Apple launched called iPhone SE?

Apple will reveal what is next for the software that powers the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch later today.

Android P is almost upon us, and we now have a pretty good idea about what new features and UX elements will be shipping with its final build. Apple got pulled into a debate about digital health earlier this year when shareholder groups asked the company to introduce a mode on the iPhone that helps curb compulsive smartphone use, particularly among children.

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